Life science-företagen samlade ihop 163 miljoner kronor

Press releases   •   Mar 30, 2020 05:10 UTC

31 life science-företag i östra mellansverige samlade ihop över 163 miljoner svenska kronor i medfinansiering för utlysningen BIO-X Accelerate. Nu har fyra företag fått ett positivt svar och kommer att finansieras med totalt 42,6 miljoner kronor, varav hälften kommer från privat medfinansiering.

Process Operator in the pharmaceutical industry to fulfill competence needs

News   •   Dec 20, 2019 10:46 UTC

Uppsala Municipality's educational program Process Operator in the pharmaceutical industry, running at Uppsala Business Park have now been certified through Teknikcollege. This means that Life Science companies in our region will continue to play a key role in shaping the structure of the courses as well as designing their actual content.

New call for Life Science projects to speed up the development of Life Science companies by providing financing, support and access to expertise

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 07:00 UTC

​Uppsala BIO, a part of STUNS (The Foundation for Collaboration between the Universities in Uppsala, Business, and the Public Sector), opens a new call, BIO-X Accelerate, to speed up the development of Life Science companies with financing ranging from 3 MSEK up to 7 MSEK. Small andMedium-sized Enterprises(SME) from East Middle Sweden (Östra Mellansverige) are invited to submit proposals.

Uppsala Life 2019: Arena for Life Science - Creating conditions for healthy growth

Press releases   •   Oct 10, 2019 11:04 UTC

The forum Uppsala Life 2019 – Arena for Life Science with this year’s theme: Creating Conditions for healthy growth is the first time that representatives from the entire Uppsala life science sector – from global businesses and start-ups to universities and government offices –meet to discuss the needs, challenges and opportunities of the local industry.

Uppsala BIO contributes to a successful year for Testa Center

News   •   Oct 03, 2019 12:06 UTC

Fifteen projects from Scandinavia have so far benefited from the technology and know-how available at Testa Center. Uppsala BIO has a crucial role in the development and establishment of Testa Center, resulting in the increased overall value of the Testa Center projects.

Björn Arvidsson new Managing director for Uppsala BIO

Press releases   •   Aug 21, 2019 12:49 UTC

Life Science in Uppsala is entering a new and exciting time, sometimes called the fourth industrial revolution. A fusion of technologies and systems - physical, biological and digital - create new rules of the game and industry definitions.

Science Fiction becomes reality – CAR T cells and the transformation of medicine

News   •   Jun 24, 2019 11:08 UTC

Efter Jobbet Harvesting human cells are not easy. The scientists started harvesting T cells from people several years ago, then genetically altering them, to add chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) that specifically recognizes cancer cells and then infuse the resulting CAR-T cells into patients to attack their tumors.

Successful spring edition of Efter Jobbet

News   •   Apr 17, 2019 11:59 UTC

​ We are glad to have a very successful start of the spring series of Efter Jobbet, an event organized by Uppsala BIO., where we tackle hot topics of the Life Science industry in a casual atmosphere

From hospital walls to where the patient is

News   •   Apr 15, 2019 12:11 UTC

Redefining the future of Healthcare through the Vision e-Health 2025 is an inevitable process for the Life Science industry, according to Patrik Sundström, Head of e Health at The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions SKL.

Testa Center: Scaling up the value

News   •   Apr 09, 2019 09:11 UTC

Spinach, antibodies, virtual reality. Lots of exciting projects in the state-of-the-art facility, Testa Center, a major initiative between the Swedish Government and GE. Scaling up to the large volume and gaining a new level of knowledge bring enthusiasm and positivity among the team and the actors at the authentic industrial test-bed, Testa Center.

About STUNS Life Science (Tidigare Uppsala BIO)

STUNS Life Science (former Uppsala BIO) brings together companies, universities, healthcare and society to fuel innovation and stimulate growth in the life science sector. Together we advance the sector's international competitiveness. Uppsala BIO is a part of the non-for-profit foundation STUNS.


  • STUNS Life Science (Tidigare Uppsala BIO)
  • Uppsala Science Park
  • SE-75183 Uppsala
  • Sweden